Security gone crazy

Tuesday, 1 July 2003, 12:58 PM EST

I just love it when legislation takes on popular issues and threatens to bring evolution to a grinding halt.

Only in California can people expect to have 100% security and 100% knowledge (this sitting on the most famous and least predictable fault line of them all). It is all the more bizarre when, a few hundred miles up the coast, the World's largest software house says that Trustworthy Computing is a vision not a reality. Then some of us have long harboured the view that, in California at least, the distinction between vision and reality is somewhat suspect.

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